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Your mom also probably believes that …While there is much wisdom to be found in traditional knowledge, we must also have trust in science if we are to seek truths. The idea that smoothies give Vim Hong is a myth.

Superfoods are a term used to categorize foods that are unusually high in nutrients, especially compared with their caloric value. Examples of superfoods include Kale, wheatgrass, Cacao Nibs, Chia Seeds. See our list of superfoods and their health benefits.

Cold-pressed juice is juice extracted by hydraulic pressure or mastication so that minimal heat or oxidation occurs. The result is a raw juice with all the vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes intact.

Since no water, sugar, artificial flavorings, or preservatives are added, cold pressed juices must be kept refrigerated at under 2-5 degrees C. It can generally last for up to 3 days if kept in optimal conditions.

The sugar in fruit is natural, not highly processed like refined white sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Natural sugars from fruit are one of the best sources of clean energy for your body. Nobody ever become obese from eating too much fruit.

We use fruit that has been quickly frozen (IQF). IQF fruit has many advantages over “fresh” fruit for smoothies.

  • First is that IQF fruit is allowed to ripen naturally on the tree, thereby allowing it to be sweeter and better quality.
  • When fruit is frozen quickly and stored at -20degrees, the vitamins and nutrients are locked in and thereby preserving the freshness of the fruit.
  • By using frozen fruit, our smoothies require very little ice to become smoothies. That’s why our smoothies have a strong fruit taste without using added sugar or condensed milk.

Much of our leafy greens are grown on farms using organic methods and are undergoing organic certification. All of our other produce are from hydropnic farms or farms that are certified global gap and viet gap.

While the organic industry is steadily growing, there is there is very little produce that is truly certified organic, and the number of items are very few. For example, there are no organic fruits currently being grown in Vietnam.

Some independent farmers grow fruits and vegetables responsibly without the use of pesticides, but this does not make it organic. Organic also encompasses standards for processing, warehouse storage, cold chain, and soil that has not been previously grown with pesticides for 7 years.

In short, the farming industry in Vietnam is not there yet. We are continually, searching for better and higher quality ingredients, so as the industry develops you will see more and more organic in our products.

We believe that people come in many different shapes and sizes. Being healthy is about having good energy, and not necessarily being skinny or large. That is why we have designed our smoothies, juices and salads to provide sustained energy. We do not claim or aim for our products to lose weight. However, eating a natural raw plant based diet like smoothies and salads, is shown to support weight loss and management. Please consult your doctor or nutritionist for a safe and effective weight loss plan.

Yes, some of our smoothies are designed to be meal replacements. Many of the Superfood Smoothies such as Coconut Kale and Green Machine are loaded with a balance nutritional profile of a complete meal, and will keep your hunger satiated.

The nutritional information has been calculated for all smoothies and salads. Please see product page or visit our Journal entry for the nutritional details of our foods.

Its Gua – Na –Bana, not Gua-na-ba-na-na or gua-va-ba-ba-na-na or ba-na-nas

Guanabana is an old Spanish term referring to a dance with high energy and spirit. Or it might refer to a tropical fruit from Mexico otherwise know as Soursop or Mang Cau Xiem. We’re not sure but its something good, honest!

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